Sourcebooks Casablanca published The Highlander’s Sword by debut romance author Amanda Forester. Lady Aila Graham’s father hastily pledges her hand and fortune to Sir Payden MacLaren in exchange for his protection of their clan. Payden, a veteran knight scarred by betrayal, accepts the marriage to save his own clan from destitution. However, a misunderstanding between the newlywed strangers on their wedding night is exploited by a traitor, setting off a chain of violent events that puts both clans in grave danger…
Only by throwing caution to the wind and forging a powerful bond can Aila and Payden expose their enemy and save their people from destruction in this tale of treacherous battle, sweeping adventure and breathtaking love…
“Will keep you on the edge of your seat and unable to stop turning the page until the very end.” —Romance Junkies
“A surprisingly radiant gem from a debut author.” —Yankee Romance Reviewers
“Talented Forester has constructed a highly entertaining debut.” —Publishers Weekly
“A master storyteller, Amanda Forester brings new excitement to Scottish medieval romance.” —Geri Russell, author of To Tempt a Night
Amanda Forester is ready to make her name in the historical romance genre with a sensual and sweeping tale of battles, honor and love. Amanda Forrester’s fast-paced writing pulls you deep into this gripping world of vicious clan rivalries and an unexpected attraction between two people doing what they believe to be their familial duty.
Amanda Forester holds a PhD in psychology and worked for many years in academia before discovering that writing historical romance novels was way more fun. She lives in the outside of Tacoma, Washington with her husband, two energetic children, and one lazy dog.
The Highlander’s Sword is available from Amanda’s website or Amazon. A trailer of the book can be seen on YouTube. (ISBN: 9781402229480; Mass Market Paperback; $6.99 U.S. / $8.99 CAN/ £3.99 UK; Historical Romance Fiction; March 2010)